Window Buttons are the buttons at the top of the windows that close, minimize, and maximize the current window. The red X closes a window, the minus sign minimizes, and the rectangle maximizes.

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Is it possible to change the behavior of close button?

Can I change the behavior of the close button so it won't close the application/window but merely minimize it? Similarly to the behavior in Mac OS X.. Edit: A nice workaround would be to change the ...
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How to hide close, min, max buttons on Ubuntu 14 04 Unity top panel for maximised windows that do not have focus?

If I have an unmaximised window with focus on top of a maximised window, the close, min, max buttons of the unfocused maximised window below are still shown in the Unity top panel in Ubuntu 14.04. I ...
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How can I get bigger window buttons in unity ?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with unity. I would like to have bigger window buttons (close, maximize, minimize) in unity (theme Ambiance or Radiance). I am using Ubuntu on a touchscreen with my fingers and ...
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How to move window buttons to right side in 14.04 gnome fallback [duplicate]

Ubuntu Tweak doesn't seem to give me this capability, I can change theme stuff but those buttons are fixed on the left side
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Ubuntu 14.04 minimize, maximize, close on right [duplicate]

Who can I have my minimize, maximize, close buttons back on right in 14.04? Thank you in advance
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Close, Maximize and Minimize buttons stop working

This is a strange thing, but the buttons to close, maximize and minimize a program stop working; they're there but don't function. This is after I have clicked into the program and begin using it. ...
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(Lubuntu) How to move close, minimize and maximize to the left

There seem to be plenty of responses for GNOME Shell and Unity, but I'm not sure about Lubuntu. I just found very old answers on other sites (For releases <10.04 etc) but didn't want to try them in ...
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Clicking on “Shut Down” system is displaying “Lock” and “Log Out” button

My OS is Ubuntu 13.10 (32 bit) Problem Description: Clicking on Shut Down from the ubuntu top panel , system is displaying Lock and Log Out button. Even both the buttons (i.e. Lock and Log Out) are ...
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Always show close, minimize, maxmize buttons

In Unity I have to mouse over the top-left to see the close, minimize, and maximize buttons. For some reason, this is really annoying to me. How can I make those buttons always visible? This ...
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Turn off close button in Ubuntu

Is there a possibility to turn off the close button in Ubuntu (i.e. via dconf)? I'd like to have a window behavior like Mac, so that I cannot close any window with the close button (only via CTRL+Q) ...
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Move Metacity Window Buttons in an Upward (Negative) Direction

In my metacity window theme for Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to customise the close, minimize, and maximize buttons. I have the .png images in the folder already put on the window, but cannot move them ...
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Unable to access window controls on maximized windows [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 but an annoying error has been bothering me. I formatted my PC to get rid of it, but about 2 hours after the fresh install, it came back. The thing is that the title bar of ...
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How to place window controls in chromium/chrome to the left side?

Anyone knows how to do it? It doesn't inherits openbox's settings so i tried advices, related to other unity/gnome (maybe chrom* inherits it): $ gconftool-2 --get /apps/metacity/general/button_layout ...
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How to open a window without “close” button?

In a script I want to open a window which is missing the "close" button in the title bar, so that it can't be accidentally be closed, but still has the "minimize" and "maximize" buttons. Is this ...
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Move Window Controls of Maximised Window to Right

I can move my window controls from following this and this discussion from askubuntu.com. Normal Window Controls do work fine. However maximized windows don't seem to follow this rule. When window ...
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How do I move the window buttons of Google Chrome to left? [duplicate]

I updated Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using Gnome Shell 3.6. After the update, the window buttons from e.g. Google Chrome are displayed on the right side (close, minimize, maximize). In 12.10, I believe I ...
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I can't change windows buttons to the right side with Ubuntu Tweak [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, and I have Ubuntu Tweak already installed. I am tring to change windows buttons to the right side. I choose option "Right" in UT (and nothing happens). When I close ...
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Resize the window control buttons (close, restore, maximize)

How can I change the size of the close/restore/maximize/minimize buttons of the windows? They are too small for me. With a big monitor, it's difficult to position the mouse over them. Is there a ...
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How to add buttons in Glade and resize

Trying to create the framework for a calculator. I add the window I add the vbox using 2 boxes. 1 for the display, the other for the buttons When I add 1 button it fills the entire panel and I can't ...
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Why does window buttons appear twice in Chrome/Chromium? [duplicate]

After following some beginners tips/tricks for Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that Chrome/Chromium windows shows the minimize, maximize and close button twice. I tried undoing what I did, but that didn't fix ...
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How can I move the dash home button up to that space in the image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move the Dash launcher home button to the panel? I have seen several screenshots where the dash home button is not on the side bar...but on the panel. Like in ...
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How come all my window buttons are right aligned, but chrome buttons are on the left?

I am wondering why chrome close/maximize buttons are aligned to the left while all the buttons are aligned to the right. The truth is that the chrome buttons are right aligned too when in the chrome ...
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How to move title bar buttons to the left in Pantheon/Gala?

I want to move the window-buttons to the left in the Pantheon 1.29. How can I do this?
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How to move Window control buttons to unity panel?

Ubuntu 12.04 I have tried doing this by Compiz and Ubuntu Tweak tools but haven't been able to find the option... Is it possible to move the window control buttons (x [ ] and - ) to the very top left ...
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How do you move the window controls to the window when maximized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove maximized window controls/title from top panel in Unity I want to move my window controls (close, maximize, minimize) back to the current window ...
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Expand window to free space on screen in KDE

I am using Kubuntu, and I want to expand the current window to the free space on the screen. To say it more precisely: I want to make the current window as big as possible without overlapping new ...
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How to move window control buttons to the right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I move all the window controls to the right? Is there a way in 12.10 to move the close, minimize and maximize buttons back to where they belong (on the right)?
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distribution update made my close/minimize/maximize window buttons diappear

I am running an ubuntu/gnome3 environment. While running the upgrade manager on 12.04, I was informed that there was a distribution update but that it was partial. (whatever that means) After a few ...
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Window buttons stuck on right side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Window Controls moved to right hand side After I upgraded to Quantal the window buttons of not maximized windows mysteriously moved to the right having the order they ...
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How to change minimize button icon?

There are discussions on minimize button icon recently: since the launcher is on the left where minimized window goes, should Ubuntu minimize button be vertical? There are many different suggestions, ...
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Window buttons on cinnamon top panel

Is it possible put the window buttons on the top panel of cinnamon like in Unity?
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Assign title bar double click action to fill entire screen except unity panel and launcher

I'm currently using 12.04.1 64-bit. I prefer to use the title bar action buttons (min/max/close) on right side. Sure I can make them appear on right side from Ubuntu Tweak but it wont work in full ...
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Can I force all new windows to mAximize? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure my system so that all windows start maximized? Maybe it will run by any hidden process (deamon)? How can i do it? Ubuntu 12.04
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Close, minimize and maximize buttons randomly moved sides

I turned my Ubuntu on this morning and for no reason the close, max and min buttons moved from the left side of the window to the right !!! I don't know why but this happened to every theme (which is ...
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My ubuntu theme GNOME shell is broken?

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I've ran in to a problem. I'm sorry if I'm not using the right therms, but it seems that the shell of my ubuntu is broken, I've lost the 3 graphic ways of (windows-buttons) ...
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How do I move the close and maximise buttons in gnome shell?

I would like my window buttons to be elementary like with the close button on the left and maximise on the right with no minimise button. Gnome Tweak Tool seems to only allow me to move all buttons, ...
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Window buttons do not belong to the top window?

Sometimes in Ubuntu 12.04 (no modifications), when application X is on top of the screen (i.e. it is the window that I see), the close and minimise buttons are not from application X. Thus, when I ...
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How to resize a window when the bottom right is not visible?

I am trying to change the default pdf viewer on my Kile Latex frontend. When I reach Settings ▸ Configure - Kile ▸ Tools ▸ Build ▸ ViewPDF I am able to make the appropriate change. Unfortunately, in ...
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How to move window controls to the left in KDE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu? Months of using Unity has trained me to look for window controls on the left topside of the ...
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Maximize window button is missing on all programs

The maximize button is gone on all programs, Although it does appear on Chrome and Firefox. I would like all programs to have all 3 options (close, minimize, maximize). How can I fix this issue? It ...
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Window title-bars missing occasionally in Unity

window (title and icon) sometimes doesn't appear. As a solution to this, I have to logout and login again. Is there something wrong with my system? How to make sure that this doesn't happen again?
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How do I add minimize / maximize buttons to GNOME shell windows?

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04, then I did sudo apt-get install gnome-shell and windows have only a close button, how can I enable minimize / maximize? The old gconf-editor doesn't seem to work cause ...
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Window Controls moved to right hand side [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I move all the window controls to the right? without realising, the Windows Controls (max, min, close) have been moved to the right hand side without me ...
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Can't disable active window's transparency | Hover effect not working

I'm having a problem right now with my window frames' opacity settings. For some reason the active window very often (but not always) has a half-transparent title bar. This is really distracting but ...
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Always on Visible Workspace (or Sticky) button for Unity

I would like to have the ability to have a button in Unity windows that causes the window to appear on all workspaces. I know you can accomplish this by accessing the window menu and clicking 'Always ...
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How can I disable the minimize button?

When I accidentally minimize windows in Unity it's so hard to find them I usually don't even bother and just open a new one instead. How can I get rid of that terrible button so I don't ever click it ...
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How to switch the window buttons to the left in Cinnamon?

I tried Ubuntu Tweak and dconf-editor but nothing seemed to help. Perhaps if there is an extension for the same, please share if you happen to know this or any other workaround.
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Only close button shows up in Google Chrome in GNOME Shell

After I installed the GNOME shell in Ubuntu, I decided that I didn't like having the "Close/Minimize/Maximize" buttons on the right, so I switched them over to the left using gconftool-2 --set ...
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How can I move the Exit, Maximize, Minimize buttons to the left in Kubuntu?

I want to move exit, maximize, and minimize button to the left like I can do in Ubuntu 11.10. How to do it?
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Can I remove the buttons (min, max, close) from the unity panel and put them back on the window?

In unity 2d, the buttons on a maximized window are by default placed above the launcher on autohide. TBH I hate it when stuff autohides, and was wondering if they can be moved (on a maximized window, ...